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#StonewallOutLoud: Help Record the Stories of a Generation of LGBTQ People
The StoryCorps Podcast
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Listen to the lived experiences and learn about the resiliency of everyday LGBTQ people.
"And that’s the legacy. We never ran away."
On June 24, 1973, a fire tore through the Upstairs Lounge, a gay bar in New Orleans' French Quarter. Until the Pulse Shooting, this was believed to be the largest single mass killing of gay people in U.S. history. Rev. Troy Perry remembers the aftermath.
The Saint of Dry Creek
Patrick Haggerty, a teenager in rural Dry Creek, Washington, in the late 1950s, remembers the day he first spoke with his father about being gay.
"I was worried that you liked me as a girl."
Gabe, 8, and his mother, Chris, talk about what it’s been like for him to be transgender, and the future that awaits.